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NCLEX Nutrition

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. When does BMR decrease?






2. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?






3. What function is vitamin A?






4. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies






5. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






6. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






7. These cannot be synthesized by body and must be obtained by diet






8. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






9. Where can you find good sources of vitamin E?






10. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






11. Where can you find good sources of vitamin K?






12. What illness is a direct result of vitamin D deficiency?






13. Fats can lead to some medical problems






14. If fat intake is insufficient then expect these medical problems






15. The higher the BMR a client has --






16. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram






17. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






18. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency






19. What blood levels are checked for decrease in iron?






20. Insufficient intake of carbohydrate results in these two nutrients being used as energy






21. If a patient. was riboflavin B2 deficient what foods are good sources of B2?






22. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?






23. How much sodium may be consumed per day?






24. Food freqency questionnaire is used over this time period to track nutrients not consumed daily






25. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?






26. What is the function of vitamin C?






27. What foods have high quality protein?






28. How many calories/gram is protein?






29. What does DASH stand for?






30. What function is vitamin D?






31. Protein stores show short term changes of which lab value






32. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?






33. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






34. Where can you get more vitamin D?






35. If protein stores become depleted which can neagatively affect immune system of which lab value






36. What foods are good if patient. is vitamin A defecient and/or suffer from night blindness or xeropthalmia?






37. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






38. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease






39. What is the function of vitamin E?






40. How long should a food record or journal is analyzed for nutrient content?






41. How much grains are to be eaten per day?






42. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?






43. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






44. Sources of fats






45. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






46. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?






47. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






48. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






49. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy






50. What clinical administration is used and checked by albumin - prealbumin - and transferrin and overall nutrtion?